Making a game of speech therapy for kids with cerebral palsy

Imagine outsinging the Phantom of the Opera and then freeing your friends by distracting a pack of trolls.

No, this isn’t the plot of a new fantasy video game; instead, it’s an innovative method to deliver speech therapy.

The game, called Amplify, uses Read More »

February 1st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

What is an ombuds? And other questions answered

Katherine Greenwood and Thomas Kosakowski were announced Jan. 29 as the university ombuds. Here is a Q&A with them on the new USC Office of the Ombuds and their roles.

 

Q. What is an ombuds?

A: An ombuds, or ombudsperson, is an Read More »

January 31st, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC boosts prevention, outreach efforts to reduce sexual, relationship violence on campus

USC leaders want to stop sexual assault and relationship violence before it even starts.

That focus on prevention is at the heart of a renewed outreach and education effort led by experts from Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP), Read More »

January 30th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Two named to new USC Office of the Ombuds

USC has launched a new Office of the Ombuds to provide independent, confidential and impartial support for the university community.

After a national search, Katherine Greenwood, JD, PhD, will be the university ombuds at the University Park Campus and Thomas Kosakowski, Read More »

January 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

On Leadership: Austin shares ways to improve morale, boost creativity

USC Interim President Wanda Austin, PhD, spoke recently at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital with health care leaders from Keck Medicine of USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) about leadership, change, and inspiring the next generation. On January 11, she Read More »

January 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|